Human Rights Scholarship
The Human Rights Scholarship was established by the University of Melbourne and awarded to students who are undertaking research in the field of human rights.
The University usually awards two scholarships per year.
The duration of this scholarship is up to two years for students undertaking a Master by research degree and up to three years, with a possible six month extension, for students undertaking a Doctorate by research degree.
The following benefits apply:
- A fortnightly living allowance of approximately $31,000 per annum (pro-rata); and
- The following benefits in line with the Australian Postgraduate Awards benefits:
- A fortnightly living allowance
- Relocation grant for students moving to Melbourne from interstate or from outside Australia
- Thesis allowance
- Limited paid sick, maternity and parenting leave
Note that the Human Rights Scholarship does not cover tuition fees for international students.
You must submit an online application for both the Graduate Research Scholarships group and the Human Rights Scholarship.
Eligible applicants are selected on the basis of the area of study in and level of commitment to human rights, academic merit and strength of supporting documentation.
Applicants will be notified of the outcome by email in February. Reasons for non-selection and feedback on individual applications will not be provided.
To APPLY click "Further official information" below and fill the application form.